Title: Wholesale Associate
Overview: United By Blue is looking for a Wholesale Associate to join our Wholesale Sales Team. This position will be part of our in-house Wholesale Team which has 600+ retail partners globally with distribution primarily in the US, Canada, Europe and Asia. The optimal candidate will be able to manage existing relationships/accounts and will also have the ability to create new relationships and open new accounts.
What you’ll do:
This role will be responsible for developing and managing UBB’s wholesale business in the Northeast and Great Lakes territories. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Manage a designated sales territory beginning with the FW20 prebook season
Achieve seasonal sales goals of designated sales territory
Build relationships with retail store buyers
Identify new growth and distribution opportunities
Plan/attend/manage select regional and national trade shows
Schedule line showings with buyers attending trade shows
Follow up on leads gathered at trade shows and other sources
Visit current and prospective accounts, keeping in contact with buyers on a regular basis
Manage the wholesale opportunity pipeline
Keep and update accurate customer records in CRM software
This position will require extensive travel. Travel will include attending regional and national trade shows, as well as visiting key regional accounts throughout the US. Reasonable travel expenses will be covered by the company.
Who you are:
2-3 years of experience in sales or customer service
Wholesale sales experience a plus
Tenacious with the ability to open doors
Great communicator on all channels; in person, over the phone, and via e-mail
Team player with a positive attitude
A lover of the outdoors and a passion for conservation
About United By Blue:
United By Blue is an outdoor lifestyle brand with a focus on waterway conservation. Our apparel, bags, and accessories are designed with responsibility and durability at their core.
We have a high energy, results-oriented office environment that is built upon creative thinking. Hard work is expected, so we have created a office environment that includes a few dogs, craft coffee, team potlucks, happy hours, volunteer opportunities, and quarterly team trips into the outdoors.
In 2015, Outside Magazine named United By Blue as #3 Best Places to Work in the outdoor industry. We are also a Certified B Corporation, creating a culture that is driven by social and environmental good.
How to Apply:
Please send your resume and a brief note about why you would be a good fit for this position to firstname.lastname@example.org
*Please note before submitting an application: as a company, we take hiring very seriously. Interviewing with United By Blue may include video and phone interviews, written projects, and/or on-site interviews. Although we are unable to follow-up with each and every applicant, we do our best to run a thorough process for candidates with whom we identify a potential fit.